Simeon Career Academy
This year’s championship basketball team could be remembered for more than their hoops skills. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, these are some pretty smart student athletes.
Fresh off his fourth high school basketball state title in as many years, Simeon standout Jabari Parker has been named the Morgan Wootten High School Player of the Year.
The head basketball coaches from Simeon and Morgan Park High schools have been suspended because of their behavior at a basketball game last week that ended in a scuffle between the two teams at the handshake line.
On Friday, police cars were parked outside Simeon Career Academy as it played Julian.
Police were questioning two suspects in the shooting death of a high school student, after a basketball game on the Chicago State University campus.
Simeon forward Jabari Parker verbally committed to Duke Thursday.
Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a melee in the stands of a football game between Simeon and Morgan Park high schools on Friday.
Paramedics took a student to a hospital this morning from Simeon Career Academy in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.